Latest Homily

by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
on Friday 4/19/2019

Latest Theology on Tap

by Fr. Scott Jablonski
on Thursday 8/25/2011

Media Archive

Welcome to Media Archive of the Cathedral Parish. Many Catholic talks and events in downtown Madison are being recorded and put on this website. You can browse and search recent talks below, or subscribe to future recordings via RSS or Podcast.

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Friday 4/19/2019
Audio Restoration of Justice by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on justice and on how we are called to follow the Lord's example in doing good to others, even if it might be painful. He explains how we don't choo...
Categories Homilies
Sunday 11/5/2017
Audio Serving Others in Charity by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
On the Sunday of National Vocations Awareness Week, Msgr. Holmes reflects on the gospel and the state of the church today - where we only practice and preach the middle w...
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Sunday 9/10/2017
Audio Fraternal Correction by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the readings to explain fraternal correction - the practice of confronting someone with love. He then invites regular visitors to consider joining and s...
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Sunday 1/15/2017
Audio Servants of the Lord by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the Baptism of the Lord. During his public life, Jesus did not baptize - neither with water nor with the Holy Spirit. But at the Ascension, He co...
Categories Homilies
Sunday 9/25/2016
Audio The Charitable Life by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Using the needs of Madison, Catholic Charities, and the St. Vincent de Paul Society as examples, Msgr. Holmes explains the need for each Christian to live a life of chari...
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Sunday 5/22/2016
Audio Wisdom of the Creator by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes uses the Creed, "through Him all things were made," and the First Reading to show how the Son has been present since the moment of Creation, in union with th...
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Thursday 2/20/2014
Audio Theology of the Body: The Spousal Analogy by Ron Garcia
Ron talks about the complementarity of men and women, and their Capax Dei - capacity for God. The end of this audio is unavailable due to technical difficulties while re...
Categories Cathedral 20s & 30s
Sunday 11/24/2013
Audio The Mystery of the Creed by Bishop Robert Morlino
At the close of the Year of Faith, Bishop Morlino talks about the Nicene Creed, which we pray at every Sunday Mass. The creed is our yes to what we have heard in the Litu...
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Sunday 10/6/2013
Audio Respect Life Sunday by Msgr. Jim Bartylla
Msgr. Jim Bartylla, Vicar General of the Diocese of Madison, talks about the philosophy behind the Catholic Church's position of respecting all life.
Categories Homilies
Saturday 9/7/2013
Audio Peace in Syria by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino's comments at the Holy Hour for Peace in Syria and the whole world at St. Patrick Church, called for by Pope Francis, include three points: Peace is n...
Categories Other
Sunday 7/14/2013
Audio Reason and the Natural Law by Bishop Robert Morlino
Springing from the questions about the meaning of the word Reasonable which were raised in the George Zimmerman trial which has been in the news, Bishop Morlino talks a...
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Sunday 6/23/2013
Audio Religious Liberty by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes continues his Year of Faith homily series with a brief discussion of Dignitatis Humanae, the Second Vatican Council's Declaration on Religious Liberty. Discu...
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Sunday 6/9/2013
Audio The Courage to Witness by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes encourages us to give witness to the truth and beauty of the Gospel. We must do so with charity and compassion, as Christ did when he raised the young boy fr...
Categories Homilies
Wednesday 5/1/2013
Audio Lust vs. Chastity by Fr. John Sasse
Fr. John Sasse presents an engaging talk on Lust vs. Chastity in the Spirit & Truth series, "Live Free or Die in Vice."
Categories Spirit & Truth
Thursday 3/28/2013
Audio Adoration, Charity, and Reverence by Bishop Robert Morlino
At the Mass of the Lord's Supper, Bishop Morlino reflects on adoration of the Eucharist. Adoration is the beginning of charity, and it leads us to reverence toward one a...
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Tuesday 3/26/2013
Audio Chrism Mass by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino reflects on  freedom, truth, and splendor.
Categories Homilies
Saturday 3/23/2013
Audio Lumen Gentium: Called to Holiness by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
The second of four lectures from the Seat of Wisdom Institute on the Constitutions of the Second Vatican Council, this presentation features an in-depth analysis of Lu...
Categories Diocesan
Sunday 2/3/2013
Audio Invitation to the Parish Mission by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes talks about the idea of a Parish Mission, and issues an invitation to such a mission that will be held at the Cathedral Parish in two weeks. The Parish Miss...
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Thursday 10/11/2012
Audio Opening of the Year of Faith by Bishop Robert Morlino
Bishop Morlino opened the Year of Faith in the Diocese of Madison by celebrating Solemn Vespers at St. Maria Goretti parish. His homily centered on evangelization through...
Categories Homilies, Diocesan
Sunday 9/2/2012
Audio Holiness is the Sum of the Virtues by Msgr. Kevin Holmes
Msgr. Holmes reflects on the difference between piety and holiness. Piety is a virtue; holiness is the sum of all virtues, the true imitation of Christ.
Categories Homilies